Stalking in the News January 23, 2013

Stalking is a deadly serious crime, officials say – SCNow.com

“The more people understand the facts about stalking, the more we can do to stop it,” Pee Dee Coalition sexual assault counselor and advocate Jennifer Guiles Robinson said. “Stalking is not a joke. Most people who stalk are serious about what they are doing. Situations can turn into something more serious – even deadly – very quickly.” Read more...

Stalking suspect bitten by dog, shocked with Taser – Temecula

“A 22-year-old man was bitten by a police dog and shocked with a Taser Sunday evening, Jan. 20, in Temecula after authorities say he tried to break into a house.” Read more…

Man arrested for allegedly stalking professor – MyFoxAustin.com

“On May 29, 2011, UT Police Officers responded to reports of threatening emails at the University of Texas Molecular Biology Building. A professor called UTPD to report that he had received 22 emails from McDaniell, 19 of which contained threatening images—one attached image was of Tucson, AZ mass shooting suspect Jared Loughner, and another of Seung-Hui Cho, shooter from Virginia Tech— and no body text.” Read more…

Man charged with stalking left life-threatening messages for his wife, police said – TownandCountry-Manchester.Patch.com

“In several of the messages, Arena said his wife would not live to see tomorrow and that he had planted a remote device in her car, according to the police report.” Read more…

Voice of Charlie Brown arrested in California on stalking, other charges – San Diego FoxNews.com

Authorities say they have arrested the actor that portrayed the voice of Charlie Brown in TV specials like “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” on charges that include stalking.

Stalking Kits aim at protecting victims, helping prosecutors – NVDaily.com

The kits contain folders, notepad and paper, evidence bags, powder-free gloves and informational brochures. “Stalking is a dangerous crime that escalates and can end in death,” Cummings said. “This is one way for the victims to know that we take the crime seriously and care about bringing the perpetrators to justice.”